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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Ben Morton voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Committees: National Capital and External Territories Committee; Report (3 Apr 2019)
“On behalf of the Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories, I present the committee's report on the inquiry into Canberra's national institutions, entitled Telling Australia's story—and why it's important. Report made a parliamentary paper in accordance with standing order 39(e). by leave—This report is tabled without dissent or additional comment...”
- Questions without Notice: Law Enforcement (3 Apr 2019)
“My question is to the Minister for Home Affairs. Will the minister update the House on how a stronger economy supports our law enforcement agencies to keep Australians safe? How might different approaches to our national security undermine this support?”
- Statements by Members: National Security (21 Feb 2019)
“Today we learn of more mistakes in the Labor's medivac amendments. This is exactly what happens when the Labor Party puts politics ahead of national security and border protection. This is an important issue for me. I've visited Christmas Island and I've stood at the site where many lives have been lost, crashed upon the most unimaginable volcanic, sharp rocks—which, quite frankly, are...”
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- Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
- This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 88 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)